“I’ve been a member of Collective Agency since January 2014, and have really enjoyed working here over the past months. The large loft-style space is warm, inviting, and energizing, with multiple desks/stations to choose from. The vibe is that serious work is getting done, but it’s not stuffy or boring–to the contrary, the people are relaxed, fun to be around, and members regularly get together for meetings, outside events, or casual daily lunches on the comfy couches. Most members work in the central loft area, however, the multiple private conference rooms that range from large to small are convenient to retire to when talking on the phone or working with another individual or a group. A spacious kitchen acts as a central hub for relaxed interaction between members, where multiple pots of savory coffee are brewed throughout the day. In addition, Alex, the owner, keeps the kitchen stocked with a full battery of kitchenware, appliances, and an assortment of teas and condiments, so it is easy to prep snacks, drinks and meals. Members also regularly bring in food or snacks to share, contributing to the ‘Collective’ vibe that is central to the philosophy of the place. All in all, Collective Agency has contributed tremendously to my daily enjoyment as I go about my work. I’m a writer, so it’s great to have a place to go to that is not my home office or a coffee shop, and Collective Agency has filled that bill admirably. Highly recommended!”
-Claire C., Nov 15, 2014.

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Written by Alex Linsker